GCH CH Gamegards I'll Have Another V Braeside
(photo by Lynda Beam)
Judge Betty Leininger had the final at Saturday’s Lake Minnetonka Kennel Club show in Jordan MN and her pick of the Welsh Springer Spaniel, CH Trystn Statesman Cactus Blue, the Afghan Hound, GCH CH Elmo’s Martian Chronicles, the Rottweiler, GCH CH Gamegards I'll Have Another V Braeside, the Airedale Terrier, CH Epochs New York Minute, the Shih Tzu, GCH CH Symarun’s Endless Love, the Dalmatian, CH Jujus Busy Being Fabulous, and the Old English Sheepdog, GCH CH Lambluv’s Sultry.
GCH CH Symarun’s Endless Love
Finishing one/two were the Rottweiler, Indy, and the Shih Tzu, Ritchie. It was the second BIS in 13 final attempts this year for Indy and owner/handler Holly Eldred.
GCH CH Trumpets No Questions Asked
Indy and Ritchie were the only two of Saturday’s finalists to return to the final ring on Sunday. Judge Dr Steve Keating would also consider the Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever , Water’s Edge Mr. Majestyk, the Bloodhound, CH Citation’s First and Foremost, the Australian Terrier, GCH CH Dunham Lakes Scout Master, the Keeshond, GCH CH Trumpets No Questions Asked, and the Shetland Sheepdog, CH Serenity’s Walk In The Park.
Dr Keating would name Ritchie the Shih Tzu his Best and the Keeshond, Shady, his Reserve. It was the first BIS in seven final appearances this year for Ritchie and breeder/owner/handler Amanda Carlson. Congratulations to Amanda and fellow breeders/owners Carol & Carrie Randle.